News & Events

News & Events

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Centennial BANK Dedicates 201 West Sixth Street Location to City of Plainview

Centennial BANK Dedicates 201 West Sixth Street Location to City of Plainview

The City of Plainview and Centennial Bank exchanged keys on Thursday. Centennial Bank leaders officially (symbolically) handed over the key to what is now their old building and Mayor Wendell Dunlap and the City Council (all of whom were in attendance) presented the bank with a key to the city. It was a special and historic occasion, according to city and bank leaders – including Dunlap – who took turns sharing the podium.

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Centennial BANK Announces New Vice President of Lending in New Braunfels

Centennial BANK Announces New Vice President of Lending in New Braunfels

New Braunfels Market President Justin Hammack proudly announced the hiring of Melissa Etheredge as Vice President of Lending. Etheredge will be responsible for managing existing banking relationships and facilitating growth of the bank's loan portfolio in New Braunfels

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Centennial BANK Announces New Vice President of Lending in Plainview

Centennial BANK Announces New Vice President of Lending in Plainview

Centennial BANK President, C. Brett McDowell proudly announced the hiring of Philip Field as Vice President of Lending. Field will be responsible for managing existing banking relationships and facilitating growth of the bank's loan portfolio in Plainview.

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Centennial BANK Announces New Vice President of Project Management

Centennial BANK Announces New Vice President of Project Management

Executive Vice President and Chief Operations Officer, Wyatt Leavell proudly announced the hiring of Sorrel Huntington as Vice President and Project Manager. Huntington will office at the bank's corporate headquarters in downtown Lubbock and will be responsible for spearheading the planning, development and rollout of major projects across retail banking, operations, lending and other functions.

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Centennial BANK Announces New Vice President of Lending in Lubbock

Centennial BANK Announces New Vice President of Lending in Lubbock

Lubbock Market President Jay Kemper announced the hiring of Dusty Clayton as Vice President of Lending. Clayton will be responsible for managing existing banking relationships and facilitating growth of the bank's loan portfolio in Lubbock.

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Centennial BANK President C. Brett McDowell named to 2019 Texas Lyceum Board of Directors

Centennial BANK President C. Brett McDowell named to 2019 Texas Lyceum Board of Directors

Centennial BANK President C. Brett McDowell has been inducted into the 2019 class of the board of directors for the Texas Lyceum, a nonprofit, non-partisan statewide organization that cultivates next-generation leaders.

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Centennial BANK Introduces New Market President in Tulia

Centennial BANK Introduces New Market President in Tulia

Regional President Matt Kelley is proud to announce the recent hiring of Chris Mahaney as Senior Vice President and Tulia Market President.

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Centennial BANK Announces New Vice President of Lending in Boerne

Centennial BANK Announces New Vice President of Lending in Boerne

Boerne Market President Christopher Salinas announces the hiring of Rex Zamponi as Vice President of Lending.

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Centennial BANK Welcomes New Additions to Fredericksburg Banking Center and Announces Promotion of Mortgage Officer

Centennial BANK Welcomes New Additions to Fredericksburg Banking Center and Announces Promotion of Mortgage Officer

Chief Executive Officer, Gregg Appel, proudly announced the addition of new market leadership, additions to Centennial BANK's board of directors and community advisory board, as well as the promotion of a well-deserving officer.

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Centennial BANK Announces New Vice President of Mortgage Lending in Boerne

Centennial BANK Announces New Vice President of Mortgage Lending in Boerne

Senior Vice President and Boerne Market President Christopher Salinas announced the hiring of Robert Martinez as Vice President of Mortgage Lending.

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Centennial BANK Announces New Boerne Market President

Centennial BANK Announces New Boerne Market President

The leadership of Centennial BANK is proud to introduce Christopher Salinas as Senior Vice President and Boerne Market President.

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Centennial BANK Promotes C. Brett McDowell to President

Centennial BANK Promotes C. Brett McDowell to President

The Board of Directors is proud to announce the recent promotion of C. Brett McDowell to President.

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Centennial BANK Welcomes New Chief Operations Officer

Centennial BANK Welcomes New Chief Operations Officer

The leadership of Centennial BANK is proud to announce the recent hiring of Wyatt Leavell as Executive Vice President and Chief Operations Officer.

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Centennial BANK Announces New Loan Production Office in Austin Lead by Austin Banker Bobby Priestley

Centennial BANK Announces New Loan Production Office in Austin Lead by Austin Banker Bobby Priestley

As Senior Vice President of Lending, Bobby will lead Centennial BANK's entrance into the Austin market with a loan production office in West Austin.

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Centennial BANK Announces New Chief Credit Officer

Centennial BANK Announces New Chief Credit Officer

The leadership of Centennial BANK is proud to announce the recent hiring of Tanya Miller as Executive Vice President and Chief Credit Officer.

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Centennial BANK Debuts New Brand Identity

Centennial BANK Debuts New Brand Identity

Centennial BANK proudly unveiled the evolution of its brand identity which includes a simplified, modernized logo and an updated, refreshed look.

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Centennial BANK Announces New Chief Financial Officer

Centennial BANK Announces New Chief Financial Officer

EXECUTIVE VICE PRESIDENT MONTY LONG ASSUMES NEW ROLE

LUBBOCK - Centennial Bank is pleased to announce the promotion of Monty Long to the position of Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer.

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Centennial BANK Announces New Board Members

Centennial BANK Announces New Board Members

Pat Freedle, Kevin Hunter and Brad Morrison have accepted an invitation to join the board and will immediately begin lending their knowledge and business expertise to the bank's Board of Directors.

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Centennial BANK to Donate Multi-million Dollar Downtown Banking Facility to City of Plainview

Centennial BANK to Donate Multi-million Dollar Downtown Banking Facility to City of Plainview

Representatives from Centennial BANK and the City of Plainview gathered Tuesday, August 22nd to announce that the BANK will donate their downtown banking center, located at 201 West 6th Street, to the City of Plainview.

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Centennial Bank Announces Five-Star Rating!

Centennial Bank Announces Five-Star Rating!

Centennial BANK proudly announces it has once again earned a 5-Star Superior rating from BauerFinancial, the nation's premier bank rating firm.

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Fraud Alert!

Fraud Alert!

IBM ALERT: "Drye Wolf" Cyber Gang Uses Spear Phishing for $1 Million Cyberheists

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ICBA to Congress: Excessive Regulation Has Crossed the Line

ICBA to Congress: Excessive Regulation Has Crossed the Line

The Independent Community Bankers of America® (ICBA) today told Congress that excessive financial regulations have crossed a line by harming the customers they are supposed to protect.

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West Texas Endurance Joins Broadway Festivals to Host Patriotic Run

West Texas Endurance Joins Broadway Festivals to Host Patriotic Run

West Texas Endurance is pleased to join with Broadway Festivals in hosting the Yankee Doodle Dash and the Sparkler Sprint in conjunction with the 4th on Broadway celebration.

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Centennial BANK Opens New Banking Center, Hosts Grand Opening Event

Centennial BANK Opens New Banking Center, Hosts Grand Opening Event

Centennial BANK, boasting 80 years of Texas banking experience, is proudly expanding their presence in the Texas Hill Country with a new full-service banking center.

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C. Brett McDowell to Move to Bank-wide Business Development Role

C. Brett McDowell to Move to Bank-wide Business Development Role

Executive Vice President C. Brett McDowell gets promoted from Hill Country Lending Manager to a bank-wide business development position.

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Centennial BANK Promotes Redevelopment in Downtown Lubbock

Centennial BANK Promotes Redevelopment in Downtown Lubbock

Centennial BANK Chairman, J. David Williams, announced today that the Bank will set aside $5 million in loan funds for Lubbock's downtown redevelopment project.

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Gary C. Lawrence Joins Centennial BANK as Executive Vice President, Business Development

Gary C. Lawrence Joins Centennial BANK as Executive Vice President, Business Development

Read about the recent employment and election of Gary C. Lawrence to the position of Executive Vice President of Business Development and Advisory Director to the Board.

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Centennial BANK Earns Five-Star Rating for Financial Stability

Centennial BANK Earns Five-Star Rating for Financial Stability

BauerFinancial, an independent research and rating firm, recognized Centennial BANK as one of the strongest banks in the nation with a five-star rating.

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Centennial BANK Brings Economic Development to Downtown Lubbock

Centennial BANK Brings Economic Development to Downtown Lubbock

Eighty years of Texas banking expertise is proudly opening the door to their new downtown location on Thursday, July 18th from 5:30-7:30pm.

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Centennial BANK Breaks Ground on New, Full-Service Boerne Banking Center

Centennial BANK Breaks Ground on New, Full-Service Boerne Banking Center

Chairman and CEO J. David Williams today announced the groundbreaking of a new, full-service banking center located in Boerne, Texas.

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Centennial BANK Promotes Penny Van Shoubrouek to Executive Vice President & Senior Trust Officer

Centennial BANK Promotes Penny Van Shoubrouek to Executive Vice President & Senior Trust Officer

Chairman and CEO J. David Williams announces today the recent promotion of Penny J. Van Shoubrouek to Executive Vice President & Senior Trust Officer.

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HCSB® to Change Its Name to Centennial BANK

HCSB® to Change Its Name to Centennial BANK

HCSB®, a state banking association, will change its name to Centennial in conjunction with a planned merger with sister bank, Citizens Bank.

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